Italian state-backed investor Fondo Strategico Italiano has made its maiden investment, injecting €200m into Milan-based fibre optics company Metroweb in exchange for a 46.2% stake.
UCL Technology Fund closed on £50m in January 2016 and is now fully deployed
All five lawyers have joined from Clifford Chance and will focus on mandates for private equity firms
Deal is part of a buy-and-build strategy pursued by the GP to strengthen Italcanditi's market position
Tavola already owns Frische und Service's Swiss market peer Ceposa, which it acquired in 2018